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The buttocks.

[Latin natēs, pl. of natis, buttock.]
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pl n, sing -tis (-tɪs)
(Anatomy) a technical word for the buttocks. See buttock
[C17: from Latin; compare Greek nōton back, nosthi buttocks]
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(ˈneɪ tiz)
the buttocks.
[1675–85; < Latin natēs (pl.)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nates - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onnates - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
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References in classic literature ?
At domus AEneae cunctis dominabitur oris, Et nati natorum, et qui nascentur ab illis.
"I come down on the Susan Powell from Cincin- nati."
It is said that Deucalion and Pyrrha created men by throwing stones over their heads behind them:-- Inde genus durum sumus, experiensque laborum, Et documenta damus qua simus origine nati.
It was further discovered that the illicit motor vehicles were registered in the names of Namibian citizens with the assistance of Natis employees, foreign nationals and clearing agents as well as customs officials.
The acting Chief Executive Officer of the Roads Authority Conrad Lutombi said during the launch of the charter that the development of the Customer Service Charter is an important landmark that will guide the institution in its service delivery and will enable it to deliver quality service to customers especially at NaTIS offices country wide.
"By that time, when all these guys to whom mainstream IT organisations listen endorse this model, then the mainstream will start moving in that direction," Natis said.
Natis also indicated that over time, narrowly focused PaaS offerings will consolidate to a few major application infrastructure service suites, leading to comprehensive, fullscale PaaS offerings.
This represents an opportunity for new software providers to build a leading presence in the software solutions market," said Natis. "It is also a major technical and business challenge to the established software vendors - to retain their leadership by extending into the new space without undermining their hard-earned strength in the dominant on-premises computing market."
The new Natis washing machine is able to satisfy all needs of the family andis designed to take care of what matters most for everyday life at home, with the ability to remove the toughest stains, avoid damage to fabric, preserve colours, and achieve environmental and economic savings, all in one best performing washing machine.
The facility was intended to be located near the Namibia Traffic Information System (NATIS) centre in the Northern Industrial Area of Windhoek.

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